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Nigeria 4 Libya 0 (agg 4-2): Victor Osimhen scores three as Olympics Eagles overturn deficit to make final qualifying round

Victor Osimhen was the hero as he scored three goals to help Olympics Eagles trash Libya U-23 4-0 at Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Monday to qualify for the next round of AFCON U-23 qualifiers.

Olympics Eagles needed to win by at least three unreplied goals but got four goals in a game they could have won by as many as 7-0.

Victor Osimhen opened the scoring in the 34th minute of the game for the only goal of the first half.

He added his second in 67th minutes after a mistake from the Libyan goalie.

Osimhen completed his hattrick in the 81st minute when he raced into a pass and finished off with aplomb for Nigeria’s third.

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Osimhen was again involved in Nigeria‚Äôs fourth goal as he backed heel a pass to Okereke after Bonaventure had dribbled Libyans in the area, Okereke tapped home for Nigeria’s fourth.

The goal sealed Nigeria’s qualifier into the final stages of AFCON U-23 qualifiers where they will play the winner of the clash between Sudan and Kenya.

ajike

Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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